Blonde lady with squarish face and large smile.

Chris Glasgow

Curator at the Oz Museum in Wamego

The Wizard Behind Oz

       If you're from Kansas,you've surely encountered plenty of Wizard of Oz jokes and quips. Where's Dorothy? You're not in Kansas anymore! I'm melting!
       But what you may not knowis the fascinating story behind L. Frank Baum's classic The WonderfulWizard of Oz. This talk explores the unique appeal of this first trulyAmerican fairy tale, and its legacy on our culture from speech, to music, tomedia. This presentation pulls back the curtain on Baum's crowning achievement. 

A Kansas Humanities Program

Join us Thursday January 26, 2023, 7:00 p.m
Lyons Public Library,
201West Main,
Lyons, KS.